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It's Hard to be Humble When You're an Expat | Posted 03.23.2017 | Travel

This article comes to us courtesy of, the world’s leading authority on how to live, work, invest, travel, and retire better ...

Dear Evan Hansen, Theater Vs. Real Teen Life

Ross Ellis | Posted 03.21.2017 | Healthy Living
Ross Ellis

Loneliness and anxiety are feelings many teens can experience. In school, online, no matter where kids are, these feelings can catapult into places wh...

Outside Groups Spent More Than Candidates In 27 Races, Often By Huge Amounts

OpenSecrets Blog | Posted 02.27.2017 | Politics
OpenSecrets Blog

Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.), pictured above, and her 2016 Republican opponent, Rep. Joe Heck, spent nearly $31 million in their race -- but s...

‘Allow Kids To Get Bored’ And 6 Other Smart Tips To Get Your Kids Outside And Active

HuffPost Partner Studio | Posted 09.21.2016 | Parents

“Pokemon Go” expeditions and playdates at the neighborhood pool may have helped keep our kids outside all summer; but now fall is upon us and most...

The Gift Of Grit (With Gratitude To Angela Duckworth)

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 09.08.2016 | GPS for the Soul
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Jane Simon, M.D.

In summary, the passion and persistence of grit motivates and carries us over rough seas like a well-made surfboard. We can think of an absence of effort like a crack in our surfboard that needs repair.

The Genius of Play

Rachel Reed | Posted 04.12.2016 | Parents
Rachel Reed

The amount of time that children spend in unstructured free play today has declined drastically. Common reasons for the decline include safety concerns, and increasing time spent in school.

Spring Has Sprung: Let's Get Moving

Angela Schonberg | Posted 03.22.2017 | Healthy Living
Angela Schonberg

Spring weather encourages us to leave our seats at our coffee shop to get outside and enjoy the outdoors. With our brighter days we are motivated to "spring clean" and make room for the new season.

Mystery and the Psyche

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 11.18.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Jane Simon, M.D.

"It began in mystery, and it will end in mystery, but what a savage & beautiful country lies in between." This beautiful quote by poet Diane Ackerman...

It's Too Nice Outside To Be Stupid Indoors At Stupid Work At My Stupid Dumb Computer

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 08.19.2015 | Comedy

Argh! It's too nice to be inside working! Look at the bright blue sky! Look at the lush green trees! Outside, it's 80 degrees and sunny and people are...

Why You Should Go Out On A Limb And Spend More Time In Nature

Posted 06.22.2015 | Healthy Living

What do you do to lift your spirits when you’re down in the dumps? Watch TV? Listen to music? Cry and eat a pint of ice-cream? Perhaps a better solu...

Be a Dog, Get Outdoors, It's National Get Outdoors Day!

Kristin M. Swenson, Ph.D. | Posted 06.13.2015 | Religion
Kristin M. Swenson, Ph.D.

The din is deafening. It's morning at our local SPCA, and all anyone wants to do is get outside. I start planning in bed, during the snooze minutes be...

Pet Safety For Summer - Inside and Out

Mary McLaurine | Posted 05.01.2016 | Green
Mary McLaurine

Spring is here and summer is just around the corner. This is the time of year we all love! We can take our pets out, romp around, play in the now lus...

Insanely Dangerous Hikes Around the Country

The Active Times | Posted 07.29.2014 | Travel
The Active Times

Not only is weather a threatening factor, but also wildlife. If you plan on going on one of these 14 dangerous hikes, research, research, research. There is no such thing as being over prepared when you could potentially be put in a life-or-death situation.

3 Ways to Get Outside tor Fall

Alison Chino | Posted 11.03.2013 | Travel
Alison Chino

The autumn leaves are amazing right now. Spend a little extra time outside before the trees are bare and the winter winds shut us inside for the season. Here are three easy and fun ways to get outside and see those leaves before they are gone.

Fun Ways To Burn Calories Outside The Gym

Posted 03.11.2015 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul Take your workout outdoors—yes, even the one you thought you could only do with a rubber mat on the floor. As a reminder, alwa...

PHOTOS: 'Play' Around The World

Global Yodel | Posted 05.11.2013 | Travel
Global Yodel

We asked people from around the world to show us what their community defines as "play." No athletes allowed.

Greg Mortenson Blames Co-Author For Inaccuracies In 'Three Cups Of Tea' | Posted 06.19.2011 | Home

In an exclusive series of interviews with editorial director Alex Heard, Mortenson admitted to making mistakes both as a writer and nonprofit manager,...

An Environmentalist's View of Alice in Wonderland

Avital Andrews | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Avital Andrews

In Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland, those depicted as being fully themselves tend to convene or live outside, amid the vividly rendered trees, mushrooms, and wild things.

This Week in Magazines: The 10 Best Cities for Chablis-Loving Kayakers, New Rules for Cannibals

James Warren | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
James Warren

America's last honest institution, Consumer Reports, decides to check out perhaps the greatest invention in modern history since liquid Prell, namely GPS systems.